Martha Rush is an internationally recognized high-school economics and social sciences teacher and active teaching advocate. She is also the Founder and CEO of NeverBore and Chief Educator-in-Residence at Quarter Zero. Martha is on a mission to improve student motivation and outcomes by accelerating the capacity of K-12 institutions to train their teachers.

With over 20+ years of teaching experience, Martha has lead multiple student teams to championships and finalist positions at various Economics and Personal Finance competitions, Martha is an authority in methods that actualize the potential in students to achieve and reach beyond average.

Full Professional Bio

John Morton Excellence in the Teaching of Economics Award
(Council for Economic Education, 2013)

Academic Challenge Coach Award
(Synergy & Leadership Exchange, 2016)

Journalism Educator of the Year
(Minnesota High School Press Association, 2014)

Coach – 1st Place Team
National Economics Challenge (2015), 3rd place team (2013), 2nd place team (2011, 2016)

Coach – 1st Place Team
Minnesota Economics Challenge (2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016)

Coach – 1st Place Team
JAUM Company Program (2013, 2015, 2016)

JAN. 7 – Beat Boredom workshop, New Teachers at Mounds View High School

Jan. 25 – TED Talk at Wayzata High School

JAN. 31 – Beat Boredom Conference Sessions, Minnesota Association of Secondary School Principals

FEB. 2-3 – AP Consultant Training, San Antonio, TX

Feb. 7 – Beat Boredom Workshop, St. Anthony Middle School

FEB. 9-10 – AP Consultant Training, San Antonio, TX

Feb. 15 – Beat Boredom Workshop, Minnetonka High School

March 3-4 – Presenting on Authentic Teaching Strategies, Minnesota Council for the Social Studies Conference, Duluth, MN

March 8-9 – AP Macro/Micro Workshop, Amman, Jordan

Martha has select availability to assist your school or organization via educational consulting/training and curriculum development. She is also available for speaking events.

Martha Speaker Sheet